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Ict@innovation: Free your IT Business in Africa/2-Test

Test Module 2Edit

Question 1 : What is the businesses focus of the company?

  1. Training
  2. Open source training to their clients, conducting regular workshops
  3. Open Source Software advocacy

Question 2 : Most of the web based applications are based in?

  1. SAJO - Sun Microsystem, Apache, Java and Oracle
  2. LAMP - Linux Apache MySQL PHP
  3. LNMP – Linux Ngix MySQL Perl

Question 3 : Which services Open World LTD provides?

  1. Servers (mail, list,file, print, database, etc.) to Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems and web hosting.
  2. Training only
  3. Training and Web development

Question 4 : What is the company vision?

  1. Is to have 120 new clients per month
  2. Is to be a market leader in the provision and support of open source
  3. Localization of their products

Question 5 : Which is the intended goal of the company for the future?

  1. Implementing support on Linux/Unix servers
  2. Localization of the their products
  3. Adoption of a training certification

Question 6 : Which is the company specialization?

  1. Geological Information Survey (GIS)
  2. Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  3. Geographical Mapping Standards

Question 7 : The company partnership are based on:

  1. South Africa only
  2. Europe and South Africa
  3. South Africa and Kenya
  4. Across Southern Africa

Question 8 : Which open Source softwares the company is planning to use?

  1. MapWindow GIS or Quantum GIS
  2. Quantum Solace
  3. Mapping & Chart
  4. OpenGIS

Question 9 : Point two challenges for GIS Global System in doing FLOSS businesses


Question 10 : Point two key factors for successfully using FLOSS


Question 11 : How GIS Global Image markets its products and services

  1. Using the internet, by word-of-mouth, articles in local publications, through workshops and training
  2. Only using Internet
  3. Fiers distribution at universities

Question 12 : Workshops and Trainings represent half of the company revenues

  1. True
  2. False

Question 13 : Which benefits the existing clients of the company have?

  1. Discounts on the company products
  2. At the end of the year the clients company get a free update of their products
  3. Access to new modules and software announcements and also have preferential rates when GIS workshops are presented

Question 14 : What is the company fundamental experience by using Open Source Software components

  1. Keep costing at minimum
  2. Using the source code for modifications
  3. Using the source code for modifications, correcting bugs and send back to the community

Question 15 : The company relies on:

  1. Their own I.T .staff and consultants who are able to deliver the solutions
  2. Only their own I.T. staff
  3. Only hired I.T. staff

Question 16 : What Futuresoft does as a goodwill gesture?

  1. Create websites for SME free of charges
  2. Donate money to Open Source Software projects and communities
  3. Send back modifications of a source code to the community

Question 17 : The major problems encountered by the company was?

  1. Finding Free and Open Source Software that fit for their businesses
  2. Skilled work force that is willing to work for a low salary
  3. Establishment to work
  4. Finding clients for their products

Question 18 : What was the solution for the problem?

  1. Having part-time staff
  2. Is to outsource most of their work to India
  3. Increase the price of the services to pay the developers

Question 19 : What Futuresoft did in order to venture into the open source software business?

  1. They rely on Internet research in specific websites
  2. The company has an open source expert who has done a lot of research on open source projects
  3. They redesign already know Open Source Software businesses to satisfy their needs

Question 20 : As part of the Revenue model the company is is also working on?

  1. Creating a strong brand, a range of products, as well as bigger staff strength.
  2. Develop and finding solution internally, not outsourcing.
  3. Selling Hardware

Question 21 : The main focus of Linux Holding is

  1. FLOSS support for large corporations
  2. FLOSS advocacy across the country
  3. Developing and administering Linux Courses

Question 22 : Beside training what Linux Holding does?

  1. Server hosting
  2. Web development and Web Hosting
  3. Free and Open Source Software advocacy

Question 23 : How Linux Holding does the survey of the market?

  1. Distributing fliers
  2. Publishing their services on Radio and TV
  3. Via the company's web site and by phoning current customers
  4. Advertising on Magazines and Newspaper

Question 24 : Which firm policy the company do regarding the payment of their services?

  1. Getting paid before delivering services
  2. Participants which didn't pay the sue on the law court
  3. At least one for a class is a pro bono participant

Question 25 : Linux Solutions is doing Open Source Software business for over:

  1. 9 years
  2. 5 years
  3. 15 years
  4. 8 years

Question 26 : Which are the main pillars of Linux Solutions?


Question 27 : Why Linux Holdings prefer Private Sectors?

  1. Because there's no corruption
  2. More clearly focused on their needs, less bureaucratic, and often pay their customers faster than government departments.
  3. Is easier for Linux Solutions to work with small groups

Question 28 : What Linux Solutions do with the newer companies offerings Open Source Software?

  1. Implement FUD1 on them so they will give up implementing FOSS.
  2. 1Fear Uncertainty and Doubt
  3. Linux Solutions extends its helping hands, simplifying and explaining to newcomers how to deal with potential customers.
  4. Give they Open Source Software materials for them to start

Question 29 : Which of the following choices is not an obstacle for Linux Solutions?

  1. Big contracts with NGO
  2. Qualifications for Government contracts
  3. Open Source Software is not suitable for Uganda government
  4. Poor payment habits by clients

Question 30 : Which pro bono activity they did

  1. They offer used computers to schools
  2. They did localization of Firefox web browser
  3. They work for the government without charging in order to show the advantages of Free and Open Source Software

Question 31 : According to the managing director of Linux Solutions:

  1. A FLOSS company must focus only at FOSS
  2. The easy way to spread FLOSS is by selling pre installed Linux distro on PC's
  3. There is a need to diversify so as to ensure that as one revenue source dwindles in one service sector, another probably keeps you afloat

Question 32 : Which of the following services Amest Santin System provides?

  1. Training and Consultancy
  2. FLOSS support for servers
  3. Software development and web hosting

Question 33 : Which was the solution to overcame the entry barriers?

  1. Boldly participate in public bids for projects, presenting the company professionally
  2. Providing services free of charge
  3. Sending letters to decision makers explaining the benefits on FLOSS

Question 34 : One of the Amaset Santim System businesses focus is;

  1. Receive work even if there's no time-frame to do it.
  2. Be honest about your produce
  3. Demonstrate a large variety of web solutions to the client in order to exhibit expertise
  4. Make products available for those who can afford

Question 35 : The company revenue is:

  1. 70% hosting, 10% development, 20% other services
  2. 90% development and the remaining 20% is from other services
  3. 90% of it's revenue from web development, 7% web hosting and 3% other services

Question 36 : Which of the companies have links with CENFOSS

  1. Red Hat Enterprise
  2. Codeweavers
  3. Google Inc.
  4. SAP

Question 37 : From September 2006 until February 2007 CENFOSS how many employees CENFOSS had?

  1. 4 employess
  2. 3 employess
  3. 10 employess
  4. 7 employess

Question 38 : Which is the advantage that CENFOSS has over newcomers on FLOSS Businesses?

  1. CENFOSS has already conquest the market on FLOSS Businesses
  2. Because there are the only training center dedicated to FLOSS
  3. Newcomers needs CENFOSS permission to operate

Question 39 : Which of the following Government ministries is not a CENFOSS customer?

  1. Ministry of Health
  2. Ministry of Environment
  3. Ministry of the Interior
  4. Ministry of Social Affairs

Question 40 : Which CENFOSS customer has more than 150 computers running a Linux distro?

  1. RRD
  2. Vodacom
  3. SOCREMO
  4. AMODE

Open World LTD

1 What is the businesses focus of the Open World LTD?

  1. Training
  2. Open source training to their clients, conducting regular workshops
  3. Open Source Software advocacy

2 Most of the web based applications are based in?

  1. SAJO - Sun Microsystem, Apache, Java and Oracle
  2. LAMP - Linux Apache MySQL PHP
  3. LNMP – Linux Ngix MySQL Perl

3 Which services Open World LTD provides?

  1. Servers (mail, list,file, print, database, etc.) to Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems and web hosting.
  2. Training only
  3. Training and Web development

4 What is the company vision?

  1. Is to have 120 new clients per month
  2. Is to be a market leader in the provision and support of open source
  3. Localization of their products

5 Which is the intended goal of the company for the future

  1. Implementing support on Linux/Unix servers
  2. Localization of the their products
  3. Adoption of a training certification

GIS Global Image

6 Which is the company specialization?

  1. Geological Information Survey (GIS)
  2. Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  3. Geographical Mapping Standards

7 The company partnership are based on:


  1. South Africa only
  2. Europe and South Africa
  3. South Africa and Kenya
  4. Across Southern Africa

8 Which open Source softwares the company is planning to use?

  1. MapWindow GIS or Quantum GIS
  2. Quantum Solace
  3. Mapping & Chart
  4. OpenGIS

9 Point two challenges for GIS Global System in doing FLOSS businesses

9.1

9.2


10 Point two key factors for successfully using FLOSS

10.1

10.2


11 How GIS Global Image markets its products and services

  1. Using the internet, by word-of-mouth, articles in local publications, through workshops and training
  2. Only using Internet
  3. Fliers distribution at universities

12 Workshops and Trainings represent half of the company revenues

  1. True
  2. False


13 Which benefits the existing clients of the company have?

  1. Discounts on the company products
  2. At the end of the year the clients company get a free update of their products
  3. access to new modules and software announcements and also have preferential rates when GIS workshops are presented

Futuresoft

14 What is the company fundamental experience by using Open Source Software

components

  1. Keep costing at minimum
  2. Using the source code for modifications
  3. Using the source code for modifications, correcting bugs and send back to the community

15 The company relies on:

  1. Their own I.T .staff and consultants who are able to deliver the solutions
  2. Only their own I.T. staff
  3. Only hired I.T. staff


16 What Futuresoft does as a goodwill gesture?

  1. Create websites for SME free of charges
  2. Donate money to Open Source Software projects and communitie
  3. Send back modifications of a source code to the community

17 The major problems encountered by the company was?

  1. Finding Free and Open Source Software that fit for their businesses
  2. Skilled work force that is willing to work for a low salary
  3. Establishment to work
  4. Finding clients for their products


18 What was the solution for the problem?

  1. Having part-time staff
  2. Is to outsource most of their work to India
  3. Increase the price of the services to pay the developers

19 What Futuresoft did in order to venture into the open source software business?

  1. They rely on Internet research in specific websites
  2. The company has an open source expert who has done a lot of research on open source projects
  3. hey redesign already know Open Source Software businesses to satisfy their needs

20 As part of the Revenue model the company is is also working on?

  1. Creating a strong brand, a range of products, as well as bigger staff strength.
  2. Develop and finding solution internally, not outsourcing.
  3. Selling Hardware

Linux Holdings

21 The main focus of Linux Holding is

  1. FLOSS support for large corporations
  2. FLOSS advocacy across the country
  3. Developing and administering Linux Courses

22 Beside training what Linux Holding does?

  1. Server hosting
  2. Web development and Web Hosting
  3. Free and Open Source Software advocacy

23 How Linux Holding does the survey of the market?

  1. Distributing fliers
  2. Publishing their services on Radio and TV
  3. Via the company's web site and by phoning current customers
  4. Advertising on Magazines and Newspaper

24 Which firm policy the company do regarding the payment of their services?

  1. Getting paid before delivering services
  2. Participants which didn't pay the sue on the law court
  3. At least one for a class is a pro bono participant

Linux Solutions

25 Linux Solutions is doing Open Source Software business for over:

  1. 9 years
  2. 5 year
  3. 15 year
  4. 8 years

26 Which are the main pillars of Linux Solutions?


27 Why Linux Holdings prefer Private Sectors?

  1. Because there's no corruption
  2. More clearly focused on their needs, less bureaucratic, and often pay their
    customers faster than government departments.
  3. Is easier for Linux Solutions to work with small groups

28 What Linux Solutions do with the newer companies offerings Open Source

Software?

  1. Implement FUD1 on them so they will give up implementing FOSS.
  2. Linux Solutions extends its helping hands, simplifying and explaining to newcomers
    how to deal with potential customers.
  3. Give they Open Source Software materials for them to start

29 Which of the following choices is not an obstacle for Linux Solutions?

  1. Big contracts with NGO
  2. Qualifications for Government contracts
  3. Open Source Software is not suitable for Uganda government
  4. Poor payment habits by clients

30 Which pro bono activity they did

  1. They offer used computers to schools
  2. They did localization of Firefox web browser
  3. They work for the government without charging in order to show the advantages of
    Free and Open Source Software


31 According to the managing director of Linux Solutions:

  1. A FLOSS company must focus only at FOSS
  2. The easy way to spread FLOSS is by selling pre installed Linux distro on
    PC's
  3. There is a need to diversify so as to ensure that as one revenue source dwindles
    in one service sector, another probably keeps you afloat

Amest Santim Systems PLC

32 Which of the following services Amest Santin System provides?

  1. Training and Consultancy
  2. FLOSS support for servers
  3. Software development and web hosting


33 Which was the solution to overcame the entry barriers?

  1. Boldly participate in public bids for projects, presenting the company professionally
  2. Providing services free of charge
  3. Sending letters to decision makers explaining the benefits on FLOSS

34 One of the Amaset Santim System businesses focus is;

  1. Receive work even if there's no time-frame to do it.
  2. Be honest about your produce
  3. Demonstrate a large variety of web solutions to the client in order to exhibit
    expertise
  4. Make products available for those who can afford

35 The company revenue is:

  1. 70% hosting, 10% development, 20% other services
  2. 90% development and the remaining 20% is from other services
  3. 90% of it's revenue from web development, 7% web hosting and 3% other
    services

CENFOSS

36 Which of the companies have links with CENFOSS

  1. Red Hat Enterprise
  2. Codeweavers
  3. Google Inc.
  4. SAP

37 From September 2006 until February 2007 CENFOSS how many employees

CENFOSS had?

  1. 4 employess
  2. 3 employess
  3. 10 employess
  4. 7 employess

38 Which is the advantage that CENFOSS has over newcomers on FLOSS

Businesses?

  1. CENFOSS has already conquest the market on FLOSS Businesses
  2. Because there are the only training center dedicated to FLOSS
  3. Newcomers needs CENFOSS permission to operate


39 Which of the following Government ministries is not a CENFOSS customer?

  1. Ministry of Health
  2. Ministry of Environment
  3. Ministry of the Interior
  4. Ministry of Social Affairs

40 Which CENFOSS customer has more than 150 computers running a Linux distro?

  1. RRD
  2. Vodacom
  3. SOCREMO
  4. AMODE


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